The printer has been identified with Goiswin Gops and with Johann Schilling (cf. Corsten, S. Die Anfänge des Kölner Buchdrucks, p. 44-45 and Needham, P. "William Caxton and his Cologne Partners", in Ars impressoria ... eine Festgabe für Severin Corsten, p. 126-28).
Signatures: [1-8¹⁰ 9-10⁸] (all leaves unsigned)
Chancery folio; double columns, ₂ recto: 36 lines, 187 x 125 mm; type: 100 (104); initial spaces, some with guide letters.
Catalogue of books printed in the XVth century now in the British Museum, I, 233
Goff, F.R. Incunabula in American libraries, J65
Incunabula short title catalogue, ij00065000
COPY NOTE: Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) copy Q.404.53 FOLIO: first leaves of most gatherings rubricated in red. Leaf dimensions: 288 x 206 mm.
PROVENANCE: Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) copy Q.404.53 FOLIO with bookplate of the BPL James Lyman Whitney Fund. Dealers' notes, etc., including "SLB253" (Gilhofer & Ranschburg?). Ink stamp of the Austrian Bundesdenkmalamt on front pastedown. Early/contemporary marginalia. Purchased March, 1937.
BINDING: Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) copy Q.404.53 FOLIO bound in a medieval parchment antiphonary leaf and housed in a preservation wrapper.
No copyright page found. No table-of-contents pages found.